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Joey Votto
Birthdate: 9/10/1983 (33 y, 6 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/235     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 3, Overall: 44, Team: Cincinnati Reds
Contract: $225M / 10 Years (2014 - 2023) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Votto is expected to bat third in manager Bryan Price's initial batting order, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. (2/17/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Remember when Votto concluded the month of May with just a .213 batting average, driven by a suppressed .254 BABIP? Probably not. Because his next four months more than made up for the slow start, as he batted a crazy .378, thanks to a .409 BABIP, and finished the year generally in line with his 2015 season. Heading into his age 33 season, we would expect to find some signs of skill deterioration, but he just posted the second lowest strikeout rate of his career, the second highest HR/FB rate of his career, and continues to maintain a pristine batted ball profile chock full of line drives and absent of pop-ups. I can't believe those bonus steals will continue to come and I wouldn't bank on another 20%+ HR/FB rate. However, he remains solid as a rock with a beautiful overall set of skills. (Mike Podhorzer)

The Quick Opinion: Feel free to stare at Votto's immaculate batted ball profile, as it drives that inflated BABIP and allows him to hit well over .300 season after season. Even heading into his age 33 season, there are no signs of decline, so he should once again be a power source and strong batting average contributor.

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SeasonHandednessGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012vs L as L661181433420100471523034200300.288
2012vs R as L982563329248340102441711851320510.359
2012vs L as R18000000090000000011.000
2012vs R as R380000000190000000032.000
2012vs L6611814334201004161523034200311.288
2012vs R982563329248340104341711851320542.359
SeasonHome / AwayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Home55183235632924010353347847410441.344
2012Away56191240633920042423471038110412.330
2012Home vs L34526719970310813014200010.365
2012Home vs R5113116844201707252534833210431.336
2012Away vs L32667615113016710020000301.227
2012Away vs R47125164482817031816371018110111.384
SeasonMonthlyGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Mar/Apr22769822101002121520423110310.289
2012May289311633151206181423216000120.355
2012Jun279711738211106201817622210313.392
2012Jul932399630022614100110.281
2012Sept/Oct257610524168007728520100000.316
20121st Half8328735710051350145048651364320753.348
20122nd Half288711826179009829521200100.299
SeasonBatted BallsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Grounders76110110292630007000000800.264
2012Flies669193322160141433000020000.352
2012Liners73888865402500016000000000.739
SeasonLocationGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012as L to Left8310810855282304420000000000.509
2012as L to Center7010210443241306622000020200.422
2012as L to Right6379792816804414000000600.354
2012Pull6379792816804414000000600.354
2012Center7010210443241306622000020200.422
2012Opposite8310810855282304420000000000.509
SeasonLeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Low Leverage1031882365939160413744142400233.314
2012Medium Leverage102148188512421062427381133110520.345
2012High Leverage573851165704222212610010100.421
SeasonThrough CountGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Through 3 - 034841531011332181010000.625
2012Through 3 - 15436701910702273405000000.528
2012Through 3 - 274621051889011443024000000.290
2012Through 2 - 06951102198803311511810000100.373
2012Through 1 - 010115221659321908830631830100500.388
2012Through 2 - 185981443417130442045027100000.347
2012Through 1 - 11021652065131160442240050100200.309
2012Through 0 - 11061902255429210441931055220300.284
2012Through 2 - 2881001332412100221331044110000.240
2012Through 1 - 278102120271610011917046010000.265
2012Through 0 - 25168731912700063026110100.279
SeasonSituationalGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Bases Empty103218265714521055545047200000.326
2012Men on Base9815621055232309951491838320800.353
2012Men In Scoring67731092711907741331820120100.370
SeasonPositionGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012as 1B10937247312466440145955941885520853.333
2012as PH22222000010000000001.000
SeasonBatting OrderGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Batting 3rd10937247312466440145955941885520853.333
2012Batting 6th11111000000000000001.000
2012Batting 9th11111000010000000001.000
SeasonShiftsGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012No Shift10023323595583700025000020700.408
2012Shift - All244242171070003000000100.405
2012Shift - Traditional234141161060002000000100.390
2012Shift - Non Traditional11110100010000000001.000

SeasonHandednessBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012vs L as L16.1 %23.8 %0.68.288.413.475.887.186.375258.6.390145
2012vs R as L21.4 %15.4 %1.39.359.500.6091.109.250.4167738.7.460192
2012vs L as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2012vs R as R0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.00000.0.000 
2012vs L16.1 %23.8 %0.68.288.413.475.887.186.375258.6.390145
2012vs R21.4 %15.4 %1.39.359.500.6091.109.250.4167738.7.460192
SeasonHome / AwayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Home20.0 %20.0 %1.00.344.485.6391.124.295.4175628.8.468196
2012Away19.6 %15.8 %1.24.330.463.497.960.168.3934618.1.409159
2012Home vs L19.4 %20.9 %0.93.365.507.6731.181.308.457179.8.498218
2012Home vs R20.2 %19.6 %1.03.336.476.6261.102.290.4023818.9.455189
2012Away vs L13.2 %26.3 %0.50.227.329.318.647.091.3117-1.2.29581
2012Away vs R22.6 %11.0 %2.06.384.524.5921.116.208.4293919.8.465196
SeasonMonthlyBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Mar/Apr20.4 %23.5 %0.87.289.439.500.939.211.385186.4.397150
2012May19.8 %13.8 %1.44.355.483.6771.160.323.3802915.8.484209
2012Jun14.5 %18.8 %0.77.392.487.6911.178.299.4572915.9.484209
2012Jul15.4 %10.3 %1.50.281.410.375.785.094.32161.1.349117
2012Sept/Oct26.7 %19.0 %1.40.316.505.421.926.105.429207.8.408157
20121st Half18.2 %17.9 %1.02.348.471.6171.087.268.4088039.7.453188
20122nd Half24.6 %17.8 %1.38.299.483.402.885.103.394217.3.392147
SeasonBatted BallsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.264.264.291.555.027.2646-6.3.24346
2012Flies0.0 %0.0 %0.00.352.344.9891.333.637.2282817.2.545250
2012Liners0.0 %0.0 %0.00.739.7391.0231.761.284.7394131.4.759394
SeasonLocationBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012as L to Left0.0 %0.0 %0.00.509.509.8331.343.324.4903522.4.573268
2012as L to Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.422.413.7251.139.304.3782613.8.480206
2012as L to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.354.354.608.962.253.320156.1.410159
2012Pull0.0 %0.0 %0.00.354.354.608.962.253.320156.1.410159
2012Center0.0 %0.0 %0.00.422.413.7251.139.304.3782613.8.480206
2012Opposite0.0 %0.0 %0.00.509.509.8331.343.324.4903522.4.573268
SeasonLeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Low Leverage18.6 %17.8 %1.05.314.453.463.916.149.3874417.2.406156
2012Medium Leverage20.2 %17.6 %1.15.345.479.6081.087.264.4094220.1.448184
2012High Leverage23.5 %19.6 %1.20.421.549.9211.470.500.4801610.4.569266
SeasonThrough CountBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Through 3 - 078.0 %2.4 %32.00.625.9021.1252.027.500.5711712.0.680340
2012Through 3 - 148.6 %7.1 %6.80.528.757.8891.646.361.5862718.6.646318
2012Through 3 - 241.0 %22.9 %1.79.290.581.4841.065.194.4592613.7.477204
2012Through 2 - 050.0 %9.8 %5.10.373.686.7061.392.333.4213119.1.549252
2012Through 1 - 029.2 %13.9 %2.10.388.569.6711.241.283.4475833.3.507224
2012Through 2 - 131.3 %18.8 %1.67.347.556.6021.158.255.4483720.9.496216
2012Through 1 - 119.4 %24.3 %0.80.309.447.479.925.170.4233915.4.408157
2012Through 0 - 113.8 %24.4 %0.56.284.387.458.845.174.376359.8.369131
2012Through 2 - 223.3 %33.1 %0.70.240.421.400.821.160.400216.0.372133
2012Through 1 - 214.2 %38.3 %0.37.265.367.392.759.127.464162.2.338110
2012Through 0 - 24.1 %35.6 %0.12.279.315.382.697.103.4428-0.6.30487
SeasonSituationalBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Bases Empty17.0 %17.7 %0.96.326.445.491.936.165.3985120.5.411159
2012Men on Base23.3 %18.1 %1.29.353.510.6731.183.321.4145127.1.476203
2012Men In Scoring30.3 %18.3 %1.65.370.560.7811.340.411.4173017.2.511227
SeasonPositionBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012as 1B19.9 %18.0 %1.11.333.471.5651.036.231.40010046.1.436176
2012as PH0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.00010.9.884478
SeasonBatting OrderBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Batting 3rd19.9 %18.0 %1.11.333.471.5651.036.231.40010046.1.436176
2012Batting 6th0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.00010.5.884478
2012Batting 9th0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0001.0002.000.0001.00010.5.884478
SeasonShiftsBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012No Shift0.0 %0.0 %0.00.408.404.567.971.159.4044619.1.416163
2012Shift - All0.0 %0.0 %0.00.405.405.571.976.167.40583.5.420165
2012Shift - Traditional0.0 %0.0 %0.00.390.390.537.927.146.39072.8.399151
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0002.0003.0001.0001.00010.81.257729

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012vs L as L1.3527.4 %41.7 %31.0 %0.0 %15.4 %2.9 %0.0 %22.6 %33.3 %44.1 %14.3 %45.2 %40.5 %638262376
2012vs R as L1.1231.4 %36.2 %32.4 %1.5 %14.9 %4.0 %0.0 %29.0 %36.7 %34.3 %8.2 %52.7 %39.1 %1401661740
2012vs L as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2012vs R as R0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      000
2012vs L1.3527.4 %41.7 %31.0 %0.0 %15.4 %2.9 %0.0 %22.6 %33.3 %44.1 %14.3 %45.2 %40.5 %638262376
2012vs R1.1231.4 %36.2 %32.4 %1.5 %14.9 %4.0 %0.0 %29.0 %36.7 %34.3 %8.2 %52.7 %39.1 %1401661740
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Home1.1629.2 %38.0 %32.8 %2.2 %22.2 %1.9 %0.0 %25.6 %38.0 %36.5 %7.3 %48.2 %44.5 %1049474575
2012Away1.2131.2 %37.7 %31.2 %0.0 %8.3 %5.2 %0.0 %28.6 %33.8 %37.7 %12.3 %52.6 %35.1 %990449541
2012Home vs L1.1731.6 %36.8 %31.6 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %18.4 %42.1 %39.5 %13.2 %39.5 %47.4 %313130183
2012Home vs R1.1528.3 %38.4 %33.3 %3.0 %21.2 %2.6 %0.0 %28.3 %36.4 %35.4 %5.1 %51.5 %43.4 %736344392
2012Away vs L1.5023.9 %45.7 %30.4 %0.0 %7.1 %4.8 %0.0 %26.1 %26.1 %47.8 %15.2 %50.0 %34.8 %325132193
2012Away vs R1.0934.3 %34.3 %31.5 %0.0 %8.8 %5.4 %0.0 %29.6 %37.0 %33.3 %11.1 %53.7 %35.2 %665317348
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Mar/Apr1.4033.3 %38.9 %27.8 %0.0 %13.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.9 %35.2 %38.9 %9.3 %64.8 %25.9 %426184242
2012May0.8136.4 %28.6 %35.1 %0.0 %22.2 %9.1 %0.0 %27.3 %39.0 %33.8 %7.8 %42.9 %49.4 %485228257
2012Jun1.1523.7 %40.8 %35.5 %0.0 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %32.9 %31.6 %35.5 %10.5 %47.4 %42.1 %484206278
2012Jul2.5025.0 %53.6 %21.4 %0.0 %0.0 %6.7 %0.0 %14.3 %50.0 %35.7 %3.6 %57.1 %39.3 %1576988
2012Sept/Oct1.1730.4 %37.5 %32.1 %5.6 %0.0 %4.8 %0.0 %26.8 %30.4 %42.9 %16.1 %48.2 %35.7 %487236251
20121st Half1.1430.7 %36.9 %32.4 %0.0 %19.2 %3.6 %0.0 %27.6 %36.9 %35.6 %8.9 %50.7 %40.4 %1500665835
20122nd Half1.3528.8 %40.9 %30.3 %5.0 %0.0 %3.7 %0.0 %25.8 %31.8 %42.4 %13.6 %50.0 %36.4 %539258281
SeasonBatted BallsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Grounders110.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.6 %0.0 %44.6 %38.2 %17.3 %18.2 %60.0 %21.8 %407146261
2012Flies0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %1.1 %15.1 %0.0 %0.0 %14.0 %33.3 %52.7 %4.3 %36.6 %59.1 %309116193
2012Liners0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %19.3 %35.2 %45.5 %5.7 %53.4 %40.9 %351131220
SeasonLocationGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012as L to Left0.3937.0 %17.6 %45.4 %2.0 %8.2 %21.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %12.0 %50.9 %37.0 %412158254
2012as L to Center1.3529.8 %40.4 %29.8 %0.0 %19.4 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %6.7 %49.0 %44.2 %380137243
2012as L to Right3.7721.5 %62.0 %16.5 %0.0 %30.8 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.4 %51.9 %36.7 %27598177
2012Pull3.7721.5 %62.0 %16.5 %0.0 %30.8 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.4 %51.9 %36.7 %27598177
2012Center1.3529.8 %40.4 %29.8 %0.0 %19.4 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %6.7 %49.0 %44.2 %380137243
2012Opposite0.3937.0 %17.6 %45.4 %2.0 %8.2 %21.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %12.0 %50.9 %37.0 %412158254
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Low Leverage1.7232.9 %42.5 %24.7 %0.0 %11.1 %4.8 %0.0 %28.1 %39.0 %32.9 %9.6 %50.7 %39.7 %1029458571
2012Medium Leverage1.0027.6 %36.2 %36.2 %2.4 %14.3 %2.4 %0.0 %26.7 %32.8 %40.5 %12.1 %52.6 %35.3 %796357439
2012High Leverage0.4027.6 %20.7 %51.7 %0.0 %26.7 %0.0 %0.0 %24.1 %31.0 %44.8 %3.5 %41.4 %55.2 %214108106
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Through 3 - 01.670.0 %62.5 %37.5 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %37.5 %25.0 %12.5 %25.0 %62.5 %18215428
2012Through 3 - 11.8345.2 %35.5 %19.4 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %16.1 %41.9 %41.9 %16.1 %54.8 %29.0 %397244153
2012Through 3 - 21.6736.8 %39.5 %23.7 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %18.4 %44.7 %36.8 %13.2 %57.9 %29.0 %704358346
2012Through 2 - 01.6429.3 %43.9 %26.8 %9.1 %27.3 %0.0 %0.0 %26.8 %26.8 %46.3 %14.6 %41.5 %43.9 %474326148
2012Through 1 - 01.2934.4 %36.9 %28.7 %2.9 %22.9 %0.0 %0.0 %23.0 %32.0 %45.1 %9.8 %47.5 %42.6 %984554430
2012Through 2 - 11.5036.6 %38.0 %25.4 %0.0 %22.2 %3.7 %0.0 %26.8 %38.0 %35.2 %11.3 %46.5 %42.3 %793428365
2012Through 1 - 11.0834.8 %33.9 %31.3 %0.0 %11.1 %10.3 %0.0 %24.4 %33.9 %41.7 %10.4 %49.6 %40.0 %1070484586
2012Through 0 - 11.3129.2 %40.1 %30.7 %0.0 %9.5 %7.3 %0.0 %30.7 %37.2 %32.1 %11.0 %53.3 %35.8 %1021367654
2012Through 2 - 21.2229.8 %38.6 %31.6 %0.0 %11.1 %13.6 %0.0 %26.3 %31.6 %42.1 %10.5 %52.6 %36.8 %833370463
2012Through 1 - 21.0638.6 %31.6 %29.8 %0.0 %5.9 %16.7 %0.0 %21.1 %38.6 %40.4 %7.0 %61.4 %31.6 %679248431
2012Through 0 - 21.9032.6 %44.2 %23.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %27.9 %39.5 %32.6 %9.3 %62.8 %27.9 %34383260
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Bases Empty1.2731.0 %38.6 %30.4 %1.9 %9.6 %4.5 %0.0 %24.0 %38.0 %38.0 %8.8 %52.1 %39.2 %1158508650
2012Men on Base1.0729.2 %36.7 %34.2 %0.0 %22.0 %2.3 %0.0 %31.7 %32.5 %35.8 %11.7 %48.3 %40.0 %881415466
2012Men In Scoring0.7330.9 %29.1 %40.0 %0.0 %31.8 %0.0 %0.0 %29.1 %43.6 %27.3 %9.1 %47.3 %43.6 %488255233
SeasonPositionGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012as 1B1.1829.8 %38.1 %32.2 %1.1 %15.1 %3.6 %0.0 %27.3 %36.0 %36.7 %10.0 %50.2 %39.8 %20349221112
2012as PH0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %514
SeasonBatting OrderGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Batting 3rd1.1829.8 %38.1 %32.2 %1.1 %15.1 %3.6 %0.0 %27.3 %36.0 %36.7 %10.0 %50.2 %39.8 %20349221112
2012Batting 6th0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %312
2012Batting 9th0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %202
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012No Shift1.4132.3 %39.6 %28.1 %1.5 %0.0 %2.2 %0.0 %26.8 %36.6 %36.6 %10.2 %54.9 %34.9 %864314550
2012Shift - All1.3128.6 %40.5 %31.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.8 %0.0 %28.6 %28.6 %42.9 %11.9 %42.9 %45.2 %15959100
2012Shift - Traditional1.3126.8 %41.5 %31.7 %0.0 %0.0 %11.8 %0.0 %29.3 %26.8 %43.9 %12.2 %43.9 %43.9 %1535895
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %615